Amanda Roocroft has secured an international reputation as one of Britain's most exciting singers in opera, concert and recital. She graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music and studies with Barbara Robotham. In concert she has appeared with leading orchestras and conductors throughout Europe and North America. She has sung and recorded, with sir John Eliot Gardiner, the part of Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte on compact disc and video and has also recorded Vaughan Williams' Pastoral Symphony with Bernard Haitink. She has appeared at the BBC Proms, including the 2001 season and the Edinburgh International Festival and she regularly sings at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and at the Glyndebourne Festival. Recently she has toured Japan with the Bayerische Staatsoper and Zubin Mehta and Europe with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.